★ Salmon for shiny hair
Salmon as well as sardines and mackerel are rich in protein, omega-3 and vitamin D; all allies for strong and shiny hair.
★ Sweet potato for a healthy scalp
Sweet potatoes, as well as carrots, pumpkin and mango are particularly rich in beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is an antioxidant, a precursor of vitamin A which promotes hair growth and helps maintain a healthy scalp. The high level of vitamin C in these foods promotes collagen synthesis which fights off free radicals that can affect your hair’s texture, growth and thickness.
★ Oysters for healthy hair
Rich in zinc, oysters contribute to the maintenance of a healthy scalp. Zinc strengthens the hair, and stimulates the sebaceous glands to lubricate and stimulate hair growth.
★ Spinach to prevent brittle hair
As with many green vegetables, spinach contains vitamin A, folic acid, vitamin C and beta-carotene which all contribute to a healthy scalp and hair.
★ Legumes for strong hair
Rich in zinc, iron, vitamin B and good protein, legumes strengthen hair fibers and thus promote their growth.
★ Nuts & seeds for thick hair
The high levels of vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids contribute to thick and shiny hair. Zinc, found in many nuts and seeds, also helps minimize hair loss.
★ Cacao for hair that breathes!
Chocolate is a source of iron. This mineral is essential for the transportation of oxygen, and thus contributes to the oxygenation of your hair.
★ Vegetable oil for overall hair health
Good for our heart and rich in omega-3’s, vegetable oils also strengthen capillaries which nourish the cells in our hair follicles.
★ Algae to promote hair growth
Rich in vitamins A, B and C, as well as zinc, this oceanic treasure promotes hair growth.
★ Cinnamon to improve circulation
Cinnamon promotes blood circulation and thus better oxygenation of your scalp and supply of nutrients to your hair.
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